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Undocumented immigrant sneaked into Tennessee home, raped 6-year-old girl: police say

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LEBANON, Tenn. (WZTV) — Police say an undocumented immigrant befriended a Tennessee family, snuck into their home and raped a 6-year-old girl.

Edwin Alfredo Velasquez-Curuchiche, 42, was charged with two counts of rape of a child from incidents stemming from Nov. 29.

Lebanon Police said the suspect, an undocumented immigrant, befriended a local family and used fraud to obtain a key to the victim’s home. The family didn't know Velasquez-Curuchiche had made a key. On two occasions, Velasquez-Curuchiche snuck into the home after the family was sleeping and raped a 6-year-old girl who lived in the home.

The suspect was discovered on his second entry and the family notified police.

On Monday, Velasquez-Curuchiche pleaded guilty to all counts and was sentenced to 50 years in prison.

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